Morecambe boss Sammy McIlroy could welcome back striker Paul Mullin into the squad for the home clash with Chesterfield.

Mullin has been missing since the Boxing Day defeat against his old club Accrington due to a knee injury.

However, he turned out for the reserves in midweek and is now in contention to face the Spireites.

Midfielder Neil Wainwright may also be included in the squad again after also playing in the reserves on Wednesday.

McIlroy has no other injuries or suspensions as the Shrimps seek to extend their unbeaten run to three games and enhance their play-off prospects.

Meanwhile, McIlroy has admitted it is unlikely Morecambe will bring in any new players before the transfer deadline on Monday.

Chesterfield captain Ian Breckin is expected to be back in contention for the trip.

The experienced centre-half has not played since the home defeat to Shrewsbury on January 2. It was hoped Breckin would be fit to face his former club Rotherham in midweek, but instead he was omitted from the squad and played in a reserve-team fixture.

He played 70 minutes for the second string before he was withdrawn as a precautionary measure with the game at Christie Park in mind.

Drew Talbot and Wade Small are making progress from ankle and knee injuries respectively but this game comes too soon for the forwards.

Blues boss John Sheridan is hoping to sign a player - most likely a left winger - in time for the game.

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